Recent Work

California's 50,000 Pot Farmers are Sucking Rivers Dry -- Scientific American

Saving the Sport of Brook Trout Fishing, One Stream at a Time -- ClimateWire

What Australia Can Teach the World about Surviving Drought -- Scientific American

Eat More Plants to Improve Health, Combat Climate Change -- Scientific American

Global Warming May Spread Lyme Disease -- Scientific American

Climate Change May Speed Asthma Spread -- Scientific American

Australia's Farmers Challenged By Climate Change -- Scientific American 

Coral Collapse Millennia Ago May Preview Global Warming Impact -- Scientific American 

Global Warming-Friendly Proves Moneymaker for Restaurants -- Scientific American 

Sixth Extinction Proves Slower at Sea -- Scientific American

U.S. Cities Lag Against Race Against Rising Seas -- Scientific American

How America’s Most Expensive Cities Are Changing the Way Couples Live Together -- Nerve.com 

UN, Scientists Alarmed Over Plan to Dump Dredged Mud In Great Barrier Reef -- Earth Island Journal

As Earth Warms, West Nile Spreads -- TheAtlantic.com 

Why West Nile Virus is So Scary -- Mother Jones 

‘Insufficient Evidence’ That Vitamins Prevent Heart Disease, Cancer -- KQED 

Alameda County Teen Parenting Program Faces Program Uncertainty -- KQED

Features

WriterCoach Connection pens success at Richmond High

RYSE mix tape collects beats from the heart

Pastry chef loves cupcakes, starts local bakery

News

Mock election brings democracy to life at Olinda Elementary

Living hand to mouth: Exploring poverty in San Jose

Community schools idea growing in Richmond

CSD Eagles soar past the Oilers, 47-0

Profiles

School Board Election 2012: Robert Studdiford

School Board Election 2012:  Todd Groves

Two Spartans share inseparable sisterhood, growing stronger through sport

Entire Collections

Work from Richmond Confidential, a community news site associated with the U.C. Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. I served as an education and youth beat reporter.

https://richmondconfidential.org/author/brittany-patterson/

Work from the Spartan Daily, San Jose State’s student-run newspaper that publishes four times a week. In the fall of 2011 I was a staff writer and in the spring of 2012 I was managing editor.

http://spartandaily.com/author/brittany-patterson

Work from freelancing for Campbell Patch. I was a general assignment reporter, often writing a lot of new business profiles.

http://campbell.patch.com/search?keywords=brittany+patterson